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11/25/14 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Library Director Denise DiPaolo, right, at the circulation desk, with Alice Roggie, Laura Dickerson, Arleen West and Katherine Garrison.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Library Director Denise DiPaolo, right, at the circulation desk, with Alice Roggie, Laura Dickerson, Arleen West and Katherine Garrison.

The summer Denise DiPaolo was four years old she was ushered into an enchanted place.

It was love at first sight. And love at first smell, too.

Enrolled in a summer reading program at the Commack Branch of the Smithtown Public Library, she fell in love with the library staff and “all the books, the smell of the books and the staircase to the children’s department.” (more…)

03/10/14 7:22am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Shelter Island Library Director Denise DiPaolo at her ‘empty nest’ in Sag Harbor, where she raised her three children.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Shelter Island Library Director Denise DiPaolo at her ‘empty nest’ in Sag Harbor, where she raised her three children.

Denise DiPaolo has so much positive energy a stranger might guess she’s got a passion for espresso. It’s yoga to which she’s addicted, in fact. Family and her job rank right up there, too. (more…)